The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is asking for market feedback on the impact that the merger of U.K. telecommunication businesses of Vodafone and CK Hutchison's Three UK could have on competition in the country.
Vodafone has launched a new streaming package with Apple TV+, that lets broadband customers watch movies and TV series, on the latest Apple TV 4K, for less.
Vodafone and Three-owner CK Hutchison Holdings (CKHH) have confirmed that they are in discussions about a possible merger of Three UK and Vodafone UK.
The Scotland 5G Centre is working with Vodafone to develop new technology ‘use cases’, and is looking to pioneer next generation connectivity for key industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and energy.
Vodafone has switched on the UK’s first live wind- and solar-powered mobile phone mast in Pembrokeshire, Wales, providing 4G coverage to the community of Eglwyswrw.
Mobile authentication platform tru.ID has announced its cybersecurity solution is integrated in the UK with mobile network operators EE, O2, Three and Vodafone.
e& (formerly Etisalat) has bought 2.8bn Vodafone shares for around $4.4bn, becoming the company's biggest shareholder
Vodafone and the National Trust have teamed up to offer Vodafone Together customers the opportunity to connect together, offline and away from devices, with a Kids Go Free pass thanks to VeryMe Rewards.
Vodafone is offering UK households the opportunity to save over £200 (in comparison to BT Fibre 2) with Vodafone Superfast 2.
Vodafone has relaunched its ‘VOXI For Now’ plan, helping those experiencing financial hardship to stay connected. The plan will give unlimited 5G mobile data, minutes and texts for just £10 a month.
Vodafone and Wasps have launched the Vodafone Business Champion Award, offering a small business the chance to win rewards including fully branded matchday advertising space, a full day’s access to The Vodafone Business Lounge at the Coventry Building Society Arena to host a business event, and more.
Vodafone has redoubled its efforts to help those affected by the Ukraine crisis with a new package of measures.
Vodafone has partnered with 19-year-old tennis sensation Emma Raducanu as its grassroots tennis ambassador. Emma will work with the brand to inspire the next generation of players and help grow grassroots tennis in the UK.
Phone boxes in locations across Bournemouth, London, Reading and Winchester have been kitted out with miniature Vodafone 4G technology units – adding extra mobile coverage and capacity in the area.
Virgin Media O2 removed charges for data use in Ukraine Friday, covering customers on O2 Pay Monthly, O2 Pay as you Go, Virgin Media O2 Business customers, Virgin Media home phone customers, and giffgaff customers
Vodafone has launched ‘Digital Marketing Boost’, a new offer rewarding small office/home office business customers with a £200 social media advertising credit to help them grow online and reach new customers.
Oracle is to spearhead network policy for Vodafone UK's standalone 5G network. With Oracle’s cloud native network policy management solution as part of its 5G core, Vodafone will be able to make more intelligent policy decisions and quickly test and deploy new services.
Vodafone is offering customers a 25% discount from JustEat through its VeryMe Rewards programme.
Samsung UK has joined Vodafone’s business.connected initiative as an ‘Exclusive Smartphone Partner’. business.connected is an initiative from Vodafone and Enterprise Nation
Vodafone and RingCentral have today launched ‘Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral’, a cloud communications platform offering organisations more choice, flexibility, and simplicity when it comes to workforce collaboration and remote working.
Vodafone, Qualcomm and Thales have joined forces to demonstrate a working smartphone featuring iSIM (based on the ieUICC GSMA specification
Vodafone has joined Good Things Foundation’s National Databank to provide free data for the charity’s network of community groups across the UK and the people they support
Volvo Car UK is providing its customers with additional security and safety of their car with the introduction of Vodafone's new vehicle tracking accessory.
Vodafone’s smartwatch for kids, Neo, has launched a series of new Disney characters to its range – just in time for Christmas.
Vodafone is offering customers a range of Christmas treats through its VeryMe Rewards programme. The festive giveaway starts on Thursday 2 December
Following a deal with CityFibre, Vodafone is set to become Britain’s largest full fibre broadband provider. Vodafone will offer full fibre to more homes than any other provider thanks to investing in partnerships with both Openreach and CityFibre.
Apple Watch Series 7 is now available to pre-order at Vodafone UK, and customers can decide how much they want to pay upfront, and choose the length of their watch plan
Vodafone is offering a range of deals on its broadband plans, meaning out of contract customers who switch to Vodafone can make savings of £300 over the duration of their contract.
As part of a collaboration to improve network energy performance, Ericsson and Vodafone have completed the first deployment of a new energy-efficient 5G radio in London.
The new Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G with 6.5” Super AMOLED Infinity-O display, quadruple rear camera set-up and 128GB memory, is now available to pre-order at Vodafone UK.
Vodafone is offering customers a selection of discounts and free goodies through VeryMe Rewards with new offers including a free bag of Maynards Bassetts Wine Gums, Sour Patch Kids, Sports Mix or Midget Gems from WHSmith
Vodafone and Media and Entertainment group Global, will today showcase an experiential supermarket aisle in London’s Leicester Square.
Vodafone has launched new IoT-based technology to help water companies improve monitoring and detection systems, increase efficiency, reduce wastage, and meet regulatory requirements.
From August 11 2021, Vodafone UK will start charging UK customers to use their phones in Europe, having previously said it had no plans to reintroduce roaming costs, even after they could do so under the U.K.-EU trade agreement signed in December 2020.
Vodafone has launched Vodafone Pro Broadband with a new Alexa-integrated WiFi booster, giving households the ability to listen to music, check the news, set reminders, activate internet downtime and more.
Vodafone are to supply UK Power Networks, the country’s largest electricity network operator, with 5G connectivity in a world-first trial.
Nokia and Vodafone have launched a jointly developed machine learning (ML) product, running on Google Cloud, to quickly detect and remediate network anomalies before they impact Vodafone customers.
Vodafone is offering customers a free drink from Costa Coffee from 23 July 2021- as part of its VeryMe Rewards. Customers can pick one of their go-to favourites or try something new to perk up their afternoon.
Vodafone and media and entertainment group Global are collaborating on a six-month campaign to raise awareness of digital exclusion and inspire the nation to get involved to help...
Vodafone and Mavenir are working on a small cell solution, based on OpenRAN technology, to provide indoor 4G connectivity for business customers. Designed for business customers who occupy medium to large office spaces, the plug-and-play small cell equipment can ensure comprehensive mobile coverage......
Vodafone Pay Monthly customers can now enjoy discovery+ Entertainment for six months at no extra cost, offering customers access to some of the world’s best real-life content all in one place, including exclusive discovery+ Originals and coverage of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Autonomous vehicle specialist, Aurrigo, is one of the first UK companies to benefit from a partnership between Vodafone and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Vodafone has teamed up with Cisco to launch ‘Complete Connectivity’, a new broadband and WiFi solution powered by Cisco Meraki. Designed for small and medium businesses (10 – 250 employees), it offers reliable and secure broadband connectivity across sites, with advanced security features to ensure SMEs have everything required to stay connected, secure and in complete control.
Vodafone UK and Dixons Carphone have signed a new deal creating an exclusive, multi-year partnership, with a new commercial framework focused on "driving great service, innovation and loyalty".
Vodafone has launched a commercial pilot of 5G Standalone service in London, Manchester and Cardiff, which will allow partners to test devices on the new infrastructure. 5G Standalone will act as a catalyst for the creation of a new wave of mobile applications not possible with existing networks.
mce Systems has unveiled its cosmetic assessment technology for smartphones, which enables users to objectively self-grade their device's value for trade-ins. The feature is now available to Vodafone UK customers through a white label app created by mce, and will be available globally at a later time.
Vodafone has launched EVO today, bringing a combination of device financing, trade-in and and upgrading any time from 12 months. Vodafone, unveiled its new flexible mobile offering Vodafone EVO earlier this month, and the launch is offering the latest Apple and Samsung devices at exceptional prices.
Amazon has launched AWS Wavelength, an AWS infrastructure that enables enterprises and developers to build ultra-low latency applications that can be delivered via the Vodafone 5G network. Amazon says that by embedding AWS compute and storage services at the edge of 5G networks, “AWS Wavelength enables software developers to serve edge computing use cases like machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and video and game streaming.”
Vodafone is launching EVO, with a combination of device financing, trade-in and and upgrading any time from 12 months. EVO puts customers in control of how they pay for their new smartphone, giving them the flexibility to decide how much they want to pay upfront for their new device, and over how long they want to pay it off – from 12 to 36 months at 0% APR.
Samsung has been selected as a leading OpenRAN vendor for Vodafone to bring virtualised Radio Access Network (vRAN) to the UK, as well as its latest 4G and 5G solutions, including its Massive MIMO and other radios.
Vodafone has selected key partners to build Europe’s first commercial OpenRAN network. Starting later in 2021, the partners will work with Vodafone to extend 4G and 5G coverage to more rural places across the South West of England and most of Wales, moving into urban areas in a later phase.
Vodafone has increased its investment in the South West, with two locations in Cornwall – Fistral Beach in Newquay and the community of St Keverne on The Lizard – among the first in the UK to benefit from new OpenRAN 4G technology. Vodafone says it has invested across the region to ensure its residents, businesses and visitors have access to the latest mobile technology and improved connectivity.
Vodafone has launched the Curve Bike light & GPS tracker. With an ultrabright LED and three light modes that automatically brightens when braking, Curve Bike light & GPS tracker gives cyclists a safer ride no matter what time of day it is. The device combines intelligent lighting with GPS tracking and connection to Vodafone’s global network with a built-in Smart SIM providing assurance that the rider is safer and that the bike is secure.
Vodafone and CityFibre have expanded their partnership to include Vodafone Ethernet Services for business customers. Vodafone UK currently uses CityFibre FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) infrastructure to help deliver its Vodafone full-fibre broadband service.
Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica, Telia Company and Vodafone have teamed up to update and launch a new pan-industry Eco Rating labelling scheme that will help consumers identify and compare the most sustainable mobile phones and encourage suppliers to reduce the environmental impact of their devices.
VOXI has added video-sharing and entertainment platform TikTok to its Endless Video plans, meaning new and existing customers can now get their hands on unlimited data to stream TikTok, YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, My5, TVPlayer and UKTV Play – from just £15 a month.
Vodafone has launched new business boosting packages featuring tools powered by website creation platform Wix. The business boosting packages will enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to create or improve their online presence, reach new customers, and overcome the challenges they face to achieving growth online.
Proximie has teamed up with Vodafone to pilot the role of 5G in increasing the connectivity and performance of remote assistance and training in cancer care. The trial will be used in the diagnosis and treatment of colon cancer, and in colonoscopy training.
Vodafone has launched Business Evolve – a new set of flexible mobile plans for small and medium-sized businesses (10 –150 employees), offering more choice in one complete plan than ever before.
Vodafone and Enterprise Nation are to give free, expert training to 100,000 small businesses to support the UK’s economic recovery. Vodafone and Enterprise Nation will provide extensive online training to help business owners
Vodafone Business is to host #ThoseWhoDare, a week-long online event for SMEs featuring exclusive discussions with over 30 of the most dynamic and game-changing entrepreneurs operating today.
Vodafone UK and Accenture have launched Vodafone Managed Security Services – a new portfolio of enterprise-grade cybersecurity services to help SMEs detect, react to, and recover from cyber-attacks.
Vodafone is working with the social change charity, Good Things Foundation, to connect digitally excluded families in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.
Vodafone UK is to open a new OpenRAN Test and Validation Lab on its Newbury campus to support the developing OpenRAN ecosystem for the telecommunications industry. The lab will be the first dedicated research and development facility for OpenRAN in the UK.
Vodafone and Ericsson are to trial the use of drones and Lidar-based 3D technology to speed up network planning and site upgrades. Drones will collect high-definition imagery and use Lidar technology to help build 3D digital twin model of sites.
Sim Local and Vodafone UK are teaming up to explore opportunities to collaborate to drive customer adoption of eSIM technology. Sim Local plans to accelerate eSIM readiness across the global travel market.
Vodafone has extended the availability of its £10 unlimited voice and 5G data plan for UK job seekers to anyone who has lost their job as a result of the pandemic.
Due to the popularity of its six months’ free broadband for small businesses offer last year, Vodafone has relaunched the promotion as it continues to provide support for small businesses struggling through the pandemic, even as lockdown restrictions gradually begin to ease.
Asda Mobile customers begin moving over to Vodafone’s UK mobile network this week, as part of the Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement between the two companies.
Vodafone has acquired 40MHz of spectrum in the 3.6GHz band for next-generation 5G mobile services in Ofcom’s auction at a cost of £176.4 million (€205.97 million).
The UK’s second 5G spectrum auction is due to begin today, with Ofcom confirming that EE, O2, Three, and Vodafone are all participating. This is the first phase in the two-phase process, in which the carriers will compete for individual lots of spectrum.
Small and medium enterprise (SME) community network, Entrepreneurial Britain, has teamed up with Vodafone to provide expert cybersecurity guidance to its SME members.
Vodafone is launching communities.connected, a new initiative to give private and public sector organisations an easy, fast and cost-effective way to directly provide connectivity to their most vulnerable customers.
Vodafone has launched Pro Broadband – a service with reliability, speed, security and service built in. The new packages start from £35 a month.
Vodafone is donating 10,000 dongle devices to Business2Schools, which will distribute them to schools in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Heads can give them to children who still lack the connectivity they need
Neo is the latest product to join the ‘Designed & Connected’ by Vodafone range and is available to buy now from Vodafone.
Drones are transporting key medical supplies, such as COVID-19 testing samples and kits, in the remote Argyll & Bute region of Scotland as part of a three-month trial.
Vodafone UK has teamed up with the Daily Mail newspaper’s Mail Force Computers for Kids initiative to provide 150,000 free SIMs to children in disadvantaged households struggling to homeschool during the pandemic.
Following the news that EE and BT customers will see a rise of 4.5% on their bills from end of March, Vodafone And Three are to follow suit with price rises of pp To 4.5%.
Vodafone has successfully used new precision positioning technology to remotely track a vehicle to within just 10 centimetres of its location, an improvement of more than three metres compared with current standard satellite based systems.
Vodafone UK has selected Digitalk’s mobile service platform to support its growth in the MVNO sector. Digitalk is a global mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) service provider, offering cloud-based real-time communications platforms.
Vodafone and Nokia have demonstrated a prototype 100Gbps (gigabits per second) broadband connection that is 100 times faster than today’s full fibre home broadband connections.
O2, Three and Vodafone are teaming up to build and share 222 new mobile masts to boost rural coverage across the United Kingdom and deliver the first stage of the Shared Rural Network (SRN).
Virgin Media’s mobile customers can now take advantage of 5G in 100 locations across the UK thanks to the company’s partnership with Vodafone UK. Any Virgin Media mobile customer who upgrades to 5G will receive all of their mobile connectivity from Vodafone’s UK network.
Asda is working with Dell to provide 7,000 laptops to schools across the UK to help those children who are at risk of falling behind in their education because they do not have the technology to take part in online lessons during lockdown.
To support the UK’s small businesses as they continue to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, Vodafone is making business broadband free for 2021. The offer follows new research by Vodafone partner Enterprise Nation
Earlier this year, the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU) and entered a transition phase where things more or less stayed the same. From January, the UK enters a new relationship with the EU which could technically see the re-introduction of roaming charges for travellers to the mainland.
Vodafone has launched a new portfolio of cybersecurity products to protect UK enterprises, public sector organisations, and critical national infrastructure providers from cybercrime.
Vodafone has installed a massive 5G-powered light display in Bristol, launching the display on the car park of Cabot Circus to showcase Christmas drawings created by children from across the UK.
Vodafone Business and RingCentral are to create a new co-branded, cloud-based service that will be the lead Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution for Vodafone Business.
Vodafone and Disney have unveiled the Neo, a smartwatch for kids that gives them independence as they take their first steps into the digital world, but which also helps parents stay connected.
This December, Vodafone is giving customers the chance to enjoy 30 days’ free unlimited mobile data so that they can keep connecting with friends and family this Christmas.
Drone delivery of goods and critical services via mobile networks is a step closer following successful testing by Vodafone and Ericsson.
Vodafone UK is launching a new range of IoT services that will aid UK businesses to adopt IoT. By partnering with IoT.nxt, part of the Vodafone Group....